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Basketball Goals in the Street
Basketball Goals in the Street

With all the new neighborhoods and streets in Murfreesboro, more and more basketball goals are popping up near the roadways or sometimes, in the roadways.

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REMINDER: Youth Basketball Signups
REMINDER: Youth Basketball Signups

Registration for the 2019 City League Youth Basketball program begins on October 1 and ends November 15.

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Eagleville Boys Season Ends in Final Four
Eagleville Boys Season Ends in Final Four

The best boys basketball season in school history comes to an end for Eagleville in the Class A semifinals of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Oakland Boys Fall in OT to Brentwood in State Quarterfinals
Oakland Boys Fall in OT to Brentwood in State Quarterfinals

The Oakland boys battled but fell in overtime 50-47 to the Brentwood Bruins in the Blue Cross Basketball Championships Quarterfinals.

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Eagleville Boys to Class A Final Four
Eagleville Boys to Class A Final Four

The Eagleville boys hold off Cosby for a 66-55 win in the Blue Cross Basketball Class A quarterfinals.

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Riverdale Girls Season Ends in Final Four
Riverdale Girls Season Ends in Final Four

The Riverdale girls quest for a fourth state championship in a row ends with a 78-72 double overtime loss to Houston.

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Eagleville Falls in TSSAA Girls A Quarterfinals
Eagleville Falls in TSSAA Girls A Quarterfinals

Eagleville girls suffer a heartbreaking two-point loss in the quarterfinals of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Riverdale beats Arlington in TSSAA Girls AAA Quarterfinals
Riverdale beats Arlington in TSSAA Girls AAA Quarterfinals

The Riverdale girls downed Arlington 67-50 as they began their quest for a fourth Class AAA state championship in a row.

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Welcome 2019 TSSAA Basketball Championships
Welcome 2019 TSSAA Basketball Championships

March 4, 2019-- The 2019 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) State Basketball Championships will take place next week at Murphy Center...

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Friday 3-1-19 Sports Update
Friday 3-1-19 Sports Update

Bryan Barrett wraps up region boys basketball coverage and looks ahead to the sectionals for the six Rutherford County teams advancing.

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Win season tickets to Blue Raider Men's and Women's Basketball Games from WGNS
Win season tickets to Blue Raider Men's and Women's Basketball Games from WGNS

WGNS has your chance to win a pair of season tickets to every MTSU men's and women's basketball regular season game at the Murphy Center.

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Wendi Scott Named Lady Blaze Basketball Coach
Wendi Scott Named Lady Blaze Basketball Coach

Wendi Scott is the next head coach of the Blackman Lady Blaze girls basketball program. She takes over for Jessica Jackson, who left to become an assistant principal at Blackman Middle School.

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Brandon Steps Down as Smyrna Girls Basketball Coach
Brandon Steps Down as Smyrna Girls Basketball Coach

Bud Brandon has stepped down as the Smyrna Lady Bulldogs girls basketball coach.

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MT MBB at Louisville on NewsRadio WGNS
MT MBB at Louisville on NewsRadio WGNS

The next round of the NIT for the Middle Tennessee men's basketball team will be a trip to Louisville Sunday to battle the Cardinals. Game time is 5:30pm with a pregame show start of 5pm. Chip Walters will have the play-by-play on the flagship station for Middle Tennessee Blue Raider sports, NewsRadio WGNS!

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Middle Tennessee Pounds Vermont to Open NIT
Middle Tennessee Pounds Vermont to Open NIT

Middle Tennessee looked like a team on a postseason mission, pounding Vermont 91-64.

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Ticket information for Tuesday's NIT MT MBB Game
Ticket information for Tuesday's NIT MT MBB Game

Middle Tennessee will host Vermont on Tuesday night at 7 PM CT in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. CLICK READ MORE FOR TICKET INFORMATION.

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MT MBB  to host Vermont Tuesday in NIT opener
MT MBB to host Vermont Tuesday in NIT opener

Middle Tennessee earned its fourth consecutive postseason berth Sunday following a 24-7 season that saw the program's first ever Associated Press Top 25 ranking. The Blue Raiders earned a No. 3 seed in the National Invitational Tournament and will host No. 6 seeded Vermont in Murfreesboro on Tuesday.

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TSSAA high school basketball tournaments BACK at MTSU
TSSAA high school basketball tournaments BACK at MTSU

TSSAA high school basketball tournaments are returning like robins this spring to the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, and the university is once again making temporary parking and traffic changes to accommodate its welcome guests.

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Blue Raiders crack AP Top 25 for first time
Blue Raiders crack AP Top 25 for first time

When Middle Tennessee takes the court Saturday at home against UAB, it will do so with the program's first Associated Press Top 25 ranking.

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Two Riverdale Girls McDonald's All-American Nominees
Two Riverdale Girls McDonald's All-American Nominees

The nationally ranked Riverdale Lady Warriors have two players who have been nominated as McDonald's All Americans.

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MTSU Basketball Coaches Talk About Upcoming Season
MTSU Basketball Coaches Talk About Upcoming Season

It's almost basketball time in Middle Tennessee. The head coaches of the Blue Raider men's and women's basketball teams talk about the upcoming seasons.

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Hammonds returns as MT Basketball Director of Operations
Hammonds returns as MT Basketball Director of Operations

Former Middle Tennessee basketball standout and graduate assistant Kerry Hammonds II has returned to the Blue Raider basketball program, joining Head Coach Kermit Davis' staff as the new Director of Basketball Operations.

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Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach
Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach

Just weeks after being named new Siegel girls basketball coach, Shawn Middleton has now been named the new head coach for the Lady Stars' softball program.

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Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach
Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach

Just weeks after being named new Siegel girls basketball coach, Shawn Middleton has now been named the new head coach for the Lady Stars' softball program.

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Hooper Steps Down as Stewarts Creek Basketball Coach
Hooper Steps Down as Stewarts Creek Basketball Coach

The Stewarts Creek boys basketball team is looking for a new coach. Kris Hooper stepped down as the head coach after three seasons at the helm.

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Hooper Steps Down as Stewarts Creek Basketball Coach
Hooper Steps Down as Stewarts Creek Basketball Coach

The Stewarts Creek boys basketball team is looking for a new coach. Kris Hooper stepped down as the head coach after three seasons at the helm.

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Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach
Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach

Former Smyrna girls basketball coach Shawn Middleton has been tapped as the second girls coach in Siegel High School history.

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Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach
Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach

Former Smyrna girls basketball coach Shawn Middleton has been tapped as the second girls coach in Siegel High School history.

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Lady Raider Basketball Season Ends at Georgia Tech
Lady Raider Basketball Season Ends at Georgia Tech

One of the greatest individual careers in Lady Raider history ended when Middle Tennessee dropped a 70-57 setback to Georgia Tech in Round 3 of the WNIT here Thursday night.

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Lady Raiders Defeat Wake Forest 73-66
Lady Raiders Defeat Wake Forest 73-66

The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders down Wake Forest in the second round of the WNIT.

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Middle Tennessee's Best Season Ever Ends in NCAA 2nd Round
Middle Tennessee's Best Season Ever Ends in NCAA 2nd Round

Another history making year of Middle Tennessee basketball is in the books with Butler's 74-65 win over the Blue Raiders in the NCAA Tournament.

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Help Riverdale Lady Warriors Purchase Championship Rings
Help Riverdale Lady Warriors Purchase Championship Rings

The Riverdale Lady Warriors are back to back state champions and national champs. You can capture part of that history with short or long sleeved t-shirts to commemorate their special achievement. The proceeds of the sales will go to help them purchase championship rings.

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Middle Tennessee Defeats Minnesota 81-72
Middle Tennessee Defeats Minnesota 81-72

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders won their first round NCAA tournament game, defeating Minnesota 81-72.

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Lady Raiders to host first-round WNIT game
Lady Raiders to host first-round WNIT game

Middle Tennessee will participate in the women's basketball postseason for the 12th consecutive year under Head Coach Rick Insell, and 14th straight overall, after earning an invitation to play in the 2017 WNIT late Monday night.

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Raiders to Play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament
Raiders to Play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

The Middle Tennessee men's basketball team is making back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances for the first time in school history following a second-straight Conference USA Tournament championship on Saturday.

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MT Men's Basketball Ticket information for Milwaukee
MT Men's Basketball Ticket information for Milwaukee

The Middle Tennessee Ticket Office is taking ticket requests for the Blue Raiders' first round NCAA Tournament game against Minnesota in Milwaukee on Thursday.

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Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion
Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion

Riverdale defeated Memphis Central 66-59 to claim their second consecutive Class Triple-A girls state championship Saturday.

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Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion
Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion

Riverdale defeated Memphis Central 66-59 to claim their second consecutive Class Triple-A girls state championship Saturday.

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Raiders roll into third-straight C-USA finals
Raiders roll into third-straight C-USA finals

Revenge was sweet for Middle Tennessee Friday, as the Blue Raiders advanced to the Conference USA Tournament finals for the third-straight year with an 82-56 drumming of UTEP. They will play Marshall for the title Saturday.

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Lady Raiders fall in C-USA semis
Lady Raiders fall in C-USA semis

Middle Tennessee's Conference USA Tournament title defense came to an end Friday night in the semifinals, as the Lady Raiders were beaten by Southern Miss, 59-54, in a nail-biter.

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State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises; Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker
State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises; Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker

Stewarts Creek led most of the game, but a tying three to end regulation and one to send it into overtime finally propelled Dickson County to a 67-64 win. Riverdale dominated Morristown West and came away with a convincing 75-46 win.

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State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four
State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four

The defending Class Triple-A girls state champions built a comfortable lead against Morristown West and cruised to a 75-46 win.

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State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four
State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four

The defending Class Triple-A girls state champions built a comfortable lead against Morristown West and cruised to a 75-46 win.

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State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County
State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County

Stewarts Creek led most of the game, but a tying three to end regulation and one to send it into a second overtime finally propelled Dickson County to a 67-64 win.

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State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County
State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County

Stewarts Creek led most of the game, but a tying three to end regulation and one to send it into a second overtime finally propelled Dickson County to a 67-64 win.

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MT MBB Crack Top 25 in Coaches Poll
MT MBB Crack Top 25 in Coaches Poll

For the first time in school history, the Middle Tennessee men's basketball program has cracked the USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25.

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Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short
Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short

The Oakland boys return to the BlueCross Basketball Championships for the first time in 10-years with a 57-45 win over Walker Valley. Blackman drops a heartbreaking 72-68 decision at East Hamilton.

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Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short
Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short

The Oakland boys return to the BlueCross Basketball Championships for the first time in 10-years with a 57-45 win over Walker Valley. Blackman drops a heartbreaking 72-68 decision at East Hamilton.

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Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall
Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall

Blackman and Oakland win their semifinals games and will play each other for the Region 4-AAA title.

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Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall
Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall

Blackman and Oakland win their semifinals games and will play each other for the Region 4-AAA title.

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Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals
Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals

Both Riverdale and Stewarts Creek both blew by their competition in the Region 4-AAA Semifinals Monday night at Siegel.

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Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals
Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals

Both Riverdale and Stewarts Creek both blew by their competition in the Region 4-AAA Semifinals Monday night at Siegel.

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MT Men Clinch CUSA Title with 66-64 win at UAB
MT Men Clinch CUSA Title with 66-64 win at UAB

It was the perfect ending to a homecoming game for Middle Tennessee senior and Birmingham native JaCorey Williams, knocking down a game-winning jumper from the free throw line with four seconds left to defeat UAB, 66-64.

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MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT
MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT

The MTCS boys, the number one seed in the District 9A, made a perfect run in the tournament, taking a 73-67 championship game.

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MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT
MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT

The MTCS boys, the number one seed in the District 9A, made a perfect run in the tournament, taking a 73-67 championship game.

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Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third
Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third

The Riverdale girls claimed a hard-fought 57-55 win over Stewarts Creek in the District 7-AAA Girls Championship game. Oakland wins the consolation game.

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Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third
Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third

The Riverdale girls claimed a hard-fought 57-55 win over Stewarts Creek in the District 7-AAA Girls Championship game. Oakland wins the consolation game.

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Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game
Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game

Smyrna and Oakland girls reach the District 7-AAA Semifinals and ensure a region berth with Friday wins. MTCS boys are in the 9A championship game.

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Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game
Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game

Smyrna and Oakland girls reach the District 7-AAA Semifinals and ensure a region berth with Friday wins. MTCS boys are in the 9A championship game.

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Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis
Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis

The Riverdale and Stewarts Creek boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals with wins Thursday night.

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Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis
Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis

The Riverdale and Stewarts Creek boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals with wins Thursday night.

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DIRECTV by EnterSource / WGNS Sports D7AAA Tournament Fun
DIRECTV by EnterSource / WGNS Sports D7AAA Tournament Fun

DIRECTV by EnterSource is again partnering with NewsRadio WGNS to bring some additional fun to the District 7-AAA Basketball Tournament, which runs through next Tuesday at Blackman High School.

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DIRECTV by EnterSource / WGNS Sports D7AAA Tournament Fun
DIRECTV by EnterSource / WGNS Sports D7AAA Tournament Fun

DIRECTV by EnterSource is again partnering with NewsRadio WGNS to bring some additional fun to the District 7-AAA Basketball Tournament, which runs through next Tuesday at Blackman High School.

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D7AAA Tournament Roundup (Wednesday)
D7AAA Tournament Roundup (Wednesday)

Stewarts Creek's boys and Oakland's girls won elimination games in the District 7-AAA tournament on Wednesday night at Blackman.

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D7AAA Tournament Roundup (Wednesday)
D7AAA Tournament Roundup (Wednesday)

Stewarts Creek's boys and Oakland's girls won elimination games in the District 7-AAA tournament on Wednesday night at Blackman.

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Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American
Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American

Riverdale senior Anastasia Hayes has been selected a member of the 16th annual McDonald's All American girls team.

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Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American
Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American

Riverdale senior Anastasia Hayes has been selected a member of the 16th annual McDonald's All American girls team.

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State Farm Classic Dec 28-30
State Farm Classic Dec 28-30

Bryan Barrett talks to State Farm Agent Celeste Middleton about the upcoming State Farm Classic at Riverdale December 28-30.

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Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Sign-Ups In October
Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Sign-Ups In October

Participation in team sports by youngsters can teach them life-lessons that will help them from now on. The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will sign-up for YOUTH BASKETBALL during the entire month of October.

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More Fans at the March TSSAA Games = More Tourist Dollars in Murfreesboro
More Fans at the March TSSAA Games = More Tourist Dollars in Murfreesboro

The Girls' Tournaments saw an attendance of 32,907 guests. That number is up by 8,518 people when compared to last year. As for the boys' tournaments, 37,895 sports fans attended the games, which is up 1,178 people from last year.

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Middle Tennessee Men SHOCK the Country: Beat Michigan State 90-81
Middle Tennessee Men SHOCK the Country: Beat Michigan State 90-81

The biggest shock wave of the NCAA men's basketball tournament was delivered by No. 15 Middle Tennessee, who shocked No. 2 Michigan State 90-81.

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Blackman Boys Quest for State Championship Ends in Final Four
Blackman Boys Quest for State Championship Ends in Final Four

The Blackman boys quest for a second state title in three years fell short in the BlueCross Basketball semifinals, dropping a 46-41 decision to Memphis East.

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Blackman Boys Quest for State Championship Ends in Final Four
Blackman Boys Quest for State Championship Ends in Final Four

The Blackman boys quest for a second state title in three years fell short in the BlueCross Basketball semifinals, dropping a 46-41 decision to Memphis East.

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Historic Season Ends in State Tournament Quarterfinals for MTCS
Historic Season Ends in State Tournament Quarterfinals for MTCS

The historic season for the Middle Tennessee Christian School boys ends in the quarterfinals of the BlueCross Basketball Championships. Two-time defending state champion Memphis Mitchell had all they wanted, but beat the Cougars 55-41.

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Historic Season Ends in State Tournament Quarterfinals for MTCS
Historic Season Ends in State Tournament Quarterfinals for MTCS

The historic season for the Middle Tennessee Christian School boys ends in the quarterfinals of the BlueCross Basketball Championships. Two-time defending state champion Memphis Mitchell had all they wanted, but beat the Cougars 55-41.

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Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday
Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday

Blackman used a 10-2 run to open the second half, shooting 83-percent in the third quarter and great ball handling to distance themselves from Science Hill. They'd top the Hilltoppers 57-34 Wednesday to move to the state's final four in boys basketball with the win.

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Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday
Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday

Blackman used a 10-2 run to open the second half, shooting 83-percent in the third quarter and great ball handling to distance themselves from Science Hill. They'd top the Hilltoppers 57-34 Wednesday to move to the state's final four in boys basketball with the win.

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MTSU Athletics Being Crushed by Media Requests
MTSU Athletics Being Crushed by Media Requests

MTSU is becoming a household name, especially in the sports world. The university's athletic department has been fielding many phone calls and emails for interviews after both the men's and women's basketball teams swept the Conference USA tournaments and punched their tickets to the NCAA Tournament.

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Lady Raiders to Play Florida State in NCAA Tournament
Lady Raiders to Play Florida State in NCAA Tournament

The Lady Raiders now know their NCAA Tournament destination. They will be the No. 12 seed in the upcoming tournament and play No. 5 Florida State in College Station, Texas

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NCAA Ticket Request for MTSU Men's Game Being Taken
NCAA Ticket Request for MTSU Men's Game Being Taken

The Middle Tennessee Ticket Office is taking requests for session tickets in St. Louis for the Blue Raiders' first round NCAA Tournament game against Michigan State.

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Lady Raiders Headed Back to NCAA Tournament
Lady Raiders Headed Back to NCAA Tournament

Middle Tennessee's women's basketball team is headed back to the NCAA Tournament following another dominant performance in the C-USA Championship.

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MT Men's Basketball to Face Michigan St. in NCAA Tournament
MT Men's Basketball to Face Michigan St. in NCAA Tournament

The Middle Tennessee men's basketball team knows their NCAA Tournament destination.

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Blue Raider Men Punch Their Ticket to the Dance
Blue Raider Men Punch Their Ticket to the Dance

The Middle Tennessee men's basketball team is headed to the big dance after a 55-53 win against Old Dominion to capture the 2016 Conference USA Championship.

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Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game
Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game

Riverdale advances to the Class AAA Championship game with an 80-58 win over Memphis Central.

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Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game
Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game

Riverdale advances to the Class AAA Championship game with an 80-58 win over Memphis Central.

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Lady Raiders begin tourney play Thursday
Lady Raiders begin tourney play Thursday

Middle Tennessee will begin play in the 2016 C-USA Championship against No. 10 seed Rice during quarterfinal action at Bartow Arena Thursday at 5 p.m.

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Raiders Lose Simpson Ahead of C-USA Tournament
Raiders Lose Simpson Ahead of C-USA Tournament

On the eve of Conference USA Tournament play the Blue Raiders have been hit by the injury bug once again as sophomore guard Ed Simpson has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a fractured ankle.

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Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West
Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West

The Riverdale Lady Warriors were 12-of-17 or 71-percent from the three-point line. That was plenty of firepower to outgun Morristown West 70-55 in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West
Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West

The Riverdale Lady Warriors were 12-of-17 or 71-percent from the three-point line. That was plenty of firepower to outgun Morristown West 70-55 in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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TSSAA State Basketball Championships Return to Rutherford County
TSSAA State Basketball Championships Return to Rutherford County

This event brings thousands of visitors to Rutherford County each March and has an estimated economic impact of $3 million for both weeks of the Girls' and Boys' tournaments.

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Snow Causes Headaches for Local Prep Basketball Teams
Snow Causes Headaches for Local Prep Basketball Teams

While the snow day may have been appreciated by most students and teachers, it has caused headaches for basketball coaches trying to wrap up the regular season in anticipation of tournaments starting next week.

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2016 TSSAA BlueCross State Basketball Championships in Murfreesboro this March
2016 TSSAA BlueCross State Basketball Championships in Murfreesboro this March

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce told WGNS this event brings thousands of visitors to our county each March and has an estimated economic impact of $3 million for both weeks of the Girls' and Boys' tournaments.

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Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees
Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

Oakland Principal Bill Spurlock and Oakland basketball coaches Jennifer Grandstaff and Troy Bond have started the Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame and inducted the first five honorees on Tuesday night.

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Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees
Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

Oakland Principal Bill Spurlock and Oakland basketball coaches Jennifer Grandstaff and Troy Bond have started the Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame and inducted the first five honorees on Tuesday night.

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Lady Raiders Picked #1 in Preseason; Jones Player of the Year
Lady Raiders Picked #1 in Preseason; Jones Player of the Year

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Chip Walters reports the Lady Raiders are picked atop this year's preseason conference poll and preseason player of the year honors go out to a local product.

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Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls
Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls

Lindy King is the new girls head coach at Stewarts Creek. The state champion coach from Martin Luther King in Nashville will replace the school's first head coach, Jessica Jackson.

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Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls
Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls

Lindy King is the new girls head coach at Stewarts Creek. The state champion coach from Martin Luther King in Nashville will replace the school's first head coach, Jessica Jackson.

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Jackson Named Blackman Girls Coach
Jackson Named Blackman Girls Coach

An assistant coach who helped Chad Hibdon build the Blackman Lady Blaze basketball program into a national power will become their new head coach.

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Jackson Named Blackman Girls Coach
Jackson Named Blackman Girls Coach

An assistant coach who helped Chad Hibdon build the Blackman Lady Blaze basketball program into a national power will become their new head coach.

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AUDIO: Wilson Central Coach Tabbed for Oakland Basketball Job
AUDIO: Wilson Central Coach Tabbed for Oakland Basketball Job

The first and only boys coach at Wilson Central High School has been tabbed the new head coach at Oakland. Hear Bryan Barrett's interview with Troy Bond.

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Wilson Central Coach Tabbed for Oakland Basketball Job
Wilson Central Coach Tabbed for Oakland Basketball Job

The first and only boys coach at Wilson Central High School has been tabbed the new head coach at Oakland.

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MT Men to Host Kent State in CIT
MT Men to Host Kent State in CIT

Middle Tennessee men's basketball season will continue as the Blue Raiders will host Kent State in the College Insider Tournament (CIT) on Wednesday, March 18 at 6 p.m. Pregame coverage here on NewsRadio WGNS begins at 5:30pm.

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Wright Resigns as Oakland Boys Coach
Wright Resigns as Oakland Boys Coach

Oakland boys basketball coach Mike Wright has resigned. He's been at the school for the past six-years, succeeding Randy King.

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Wright Resigns as Oakland Boys Coach
Wright Resigns as Oakland Boys Coach

Oakland boys basketball coach Mike Wright has resigned. He's been at the school for the past six-years, succeeding Randy King.

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MT's run falls shy in C-USA Final
MT's run falls shy in C-USA Final

Middle Tennessee's run in the Conference USA Championship came to a close after UAB punched its ticket to the big dance with a 73-60 victory in the championship final.

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Blackman Boys Season Ends in Final Four
Blackman Boys Season Ends in Final Four

Back to back state championships was not in the cards for the Blackman boys, as they fell 58-43 to Memphis Hamilton.

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Blackman Boys Season Ends in Final Four
Blackman Boys Season Ends in Final Four

Back to back state championships was not in the cards for the Blackman boys, as they fell 58-43 to Memphis Hamilton.

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Blue Raiders Advance to the C-USA Quarterfinal
Blue Raiders Advance to the C-USA Quarterfinal

Middle Tennessee men's basketball took down 11th-seeded Charlotte in an exciting 63-60 victory in the first round of the Conference USA Championship on Wednesday.

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Lady Raiders Set For Title Defense
Lady Raiders Set For Title Defense

Middle Tennessee will open defense of its 2014 C-USA Tournament Championship against No. 7 seed Louisiana Tech in Bartow Arena Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

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Oakland Downs Bearden to Advance to Championship
Oakland Downs Bearden to Advance to Championship

The Oakland Lady Patriots defeated Bearden 63-54 to advance to the Class AAA Championship game.

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Blackman Beats Morristown West to Return to AAA C'ship Game
Blackman Beats Morristown West to Return to AAA C'ship Game

The Blackman Lady Blaze defeated Morristown West 60-40 to advance to the Class AAA Championship game

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Oakland Downs Bearden to Advance to Championship
Oakland Downs Bearden to Advance to Championship

The Oakland Lady Patriots defeated Bearden 63-54 to advance to the Class AAA Championship game.

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Blackman Beats Morristown West to Return to AAA C'ship Game
Blackman Beats Morristown West to Return to AAA C'ship Game

The Blackman Lady Blaze defeated Morristown West 60-40 to advance to the Class AAA Championship game

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Parking changes at MTSU for TSSAA action
Parking changes at MTSU for TSSAA action

The TSSAA High School Basketball Tournaments -- March 4-7 for the girls and March 11-14 for boys -- will cause changes in parking and traffic patterns on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, which is again hosting the events.

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Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss
Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss

Blackman and Oakland girls advance to the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships, while Central Magnet's season ends in the sectionals.

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Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss
Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss

Blackman and Oakland girls advance to the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships, while Central Magnet's season ends in the sectionals.

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Region: Four Teams Left
Region: Four Teams Left

The region semifinals is a night of the toughest, hardest fought basketball games of the year. The winner advances to the state's final 16. Those who come up short end their season.

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Region: Four Teams Left
Region: Four Teams Left

The region semifinals is a night of the toughest, hardest fought basketball games of the year. The winner advances to the state's final 16. Those who come up short end their season.

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Region Tournament RESCHEDULED

Much of the region tournament play has been rescheduled due to snow. Find out here when your favorite teams are scheduled to play now.

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Region Tournament RESCHEDULED

Much of the region tournament play has been rescheduled due to snow. Find out here when your favorite teams are scheduled to play now.

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Region Tournament Continues with Boys First Round
Region Tournament Continues with Boys First Round

It's the boys turn to try to reach the state's final 32 in high school basketball. Another step in their quest for a state tournament bid.

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Region Tournament Continues with Boys First Round
Region Tournament Continues with Boys First Round

It's the boys turn to try to reach the state's final 32 in high school basketball. Another step in their quest for a state tournament bid.

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Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday
Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday

For three boys teams, they live to play another day. For another, their season comes to an end. Plus, Wednesday's semifinal schedule for local teams.

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Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday
Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday

For three boys teams, they live to play another day. For another, their season comes to an end. Plus, Wednesday's semifinal schedule for local teams.

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Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason
Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason

Riverdale and Smyrna girls basketball teams have been removed from the Region 4AAA tournament. The ruling came from the TSSAA after both teams tryed to throw the district tournament consolation game.

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Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason
Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason

Riverdale and Smyrna girls basketball teams have been removed from the Region 4AAA tournament. The ruling came from the TSSAA after both teams tryed to throw the district tournament consolation game.

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Region 4AAA Tournament Bracket
Region 4AAA Tournament Bracket

The Region 4AAA Basketball Tournament will be held at the higher seed on Monday and Tuesday, then semifinals and finals at Smyrna Wednesday and Thursday. Hear every Rutherford County team's games on NewsRadio WGNS (FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450 and wgnsradio.com.

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Comedy Basketball in Murfreesboro - Harlem Style
Comedy Basketball in Murfreesboro - Harlem Style

The Harlem-style comedy basketball game will feature slam dunks and more.

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MTCS Girls Advance to Championship
MTCS Girls Advance to Championship

The MTCS girls defeated Huntland 48-42 to advance to the championship game of the District 9-A Tournament.

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Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis
Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis

Oakland and Siegel boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals.

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MTCS Girls Advance to Championship
MTCS Girls Advance to Championship

The MTCS girls defeated Huntland 48-42 to advance to the championship game of the District 9-A Tournament.

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Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis
Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis

Oakland and Siegel boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals.

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7AAA Tournament Bracket
7AAA Tournament Bracket

The District 7AAA Basketball Tournament will be held at Riverdale High School February 11th through 17th. We have the bracket on WGNSRadio.com/sports. Plus, hear every game from the tournament on FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450 and wgnsradio.com.

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9A Tournament Bracket
9A Tournament Bracket

The District 9A Basketball Tournament (Eagleville/MTCS) will be held at Eagleville High School February 9th - 17th. We have the bracket on WGNSRadio.com/sports.

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8AA Tournament Bracket
8AA Tournament Bracket

The District 8AA Basketball Tournament (Central Magnet) will be held in Cookeville February 12th - 17th. We have the bracket on WGNSRadio.com/sports.

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Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance
Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance

The Siegel girls and Riverdale boys advance after the opening night of the District 7-AAA basketball tournament at Riverdale.

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Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance
Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance

The Siegel girls and Riverdale boys advance after the opening night of the District 7-AAA basketball tournament at Riverdale.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS
RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament continues at Christiana Middle School. The championships will be rebroadcast on NewsRadio WGNS Saturday at 1pm.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS
RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament continues at Christiana Middle School. The championships will be rebroadcast on NewsRadio WGNS Saturday at 1pm.

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Start Smart Hoops program for Basketball in Murfreesboro
Start Smart Hoops program for Basketball in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec.'s Start Smart basketball is a developmentally appropriate introductory basketball program for children 2-4 years old.

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Youth Basketball is HUGE in Murfreesboro - 140+ Teams
Youth Basketball is HUGE in Murfreesboro - 140+ Teams

The Murfreesboro Youth Basketball League recently held a coaches meeting and training session for the upcoming season.

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Men's and Women's Basketball to host Murphy Madness
Men's and Women's Basketball to host Murphy Madness

Be a part of the grand re-opening of Murphy Center when the Middle Tennessee men's and women's basketball teams participate in "Murphy Madness" Thursday.

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First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups
First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups

Youth league basketball signups with First Shot are underway. It's an eight week league that includes 15 teaching sessions.

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First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups
First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups

Youth league basketball signups with First Shot are underway. It's an eight week league that includes 15 teaching sessions.

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Coed Basketball in Murfreesboro is FUN!
Coed Basketball in Murfreesboro is FUN!

Coed Basketball is going strong in Murfreesboro. The Murfreesboro Adult Basketball League host some of the best adult players in the area.

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Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships
Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships

Hundreds filled World Outreach Church Tuesday night as the Blackman Lady Blaze received their state and national basketball championship rings. Coach Chad Hibdon says they wanted to make it a community celebration.

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Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships
Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships

Hundreds filled World Outreach Church Tuesday night as the Blackman Lady Blaze received their state and national basketball championship rings. Coach Chad Hibdon says they wanted to make it a community celebration.

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April 24th Is Now "Blackman Blaze Day", Reads City Proclamation

The Blackman High School boys and girls basketball teams, as well as cheer squad, were all honored at Thursday’s Murfreesboro city council meeting for their accumulated championship victories this year...

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Above the Rim Basketball announces special fundraiser
Above the Rim Basketball announces special fundraiser

Standing 6-foot 5, former University of Central Arkansas player George Gibson highlights one of the aspects of his basketball program for Rutherford County students (ages 7 to 17)...

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49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions
49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions

Rutherford County boys basketball is the home of a state champion for the first time in 49-years. The Blackman Blaze come from behind to defeat Oak Ridge 60-58. The Blaze came from eight down in the fourth and used a 14-nothing run to take the lead late. 

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49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions
49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions

Rutherford County boys basketball is the home of a state champion for the first time in 49-years. The Blackman Blaze come from behind to defeat Oak Ridge 52-46. The Blaze came from eight down in the fourth and used a 14-nothing run to take the lead late. 

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49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions
49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions

Rutherford County boys basketball is the home of a state champion for the first time in 49-years. The Blackman Blaze come from behind to defeat Oak Ridge 60-58. The Blaze came from eight down in the fourth and used a 14-nothing run to take the lead late. 

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Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Claim Championships
Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Claim Championships

The Blackman boys defeated Oak Ridge 60-58 to claim Rutherford County's first state championship in boys basketball since 1965. The Lady Raiders down Southern Miss 84-55 to claim the first CUSA women's basketball tournament championship in only their first year.

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Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Advance to Title Games, MTSU Men Fall In Semifinals
Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Advance to Title Games, MTSU Men Fall In Semifinals

The Blackman boys and MT Lady Raiders advance to the title games and the Middle men play this afternoon, hoping to make it three for three. Blackman defeated Brentwood 47-41 in the semifinals of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. The Lady Raiders defeat FIU 64-57 in the CUSA semis. The MTSU men fell to Tulsa 76-69 in the Conference USA semifinals.

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Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game
Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game

It's been 30 years since a Rutherford County team has even been in the championship game and 49 years since the last win. The Blackman boys defeated Brentwood 47-41 to advance to the title game of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. (AUDIO, PODCAST & INTERVIEWS)

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Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game
Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game

It's been 30 years since a Rutherford County team has even been in the championship game and 49 years since the last win. The Blackman boys defeated Brentwood 47-41 to advance to the title game of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. (AUDIO, PODCAST & INTERVIEWS)

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Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win
Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win

The Blackman Blaze win their first state tournament game, defeating Memphis Hamilton 72-63. They outscored the Wildcats 10-to-2 in the final two minutes to win.

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Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime
Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime

The Siegel boys fought to the very end, but came up on the short end of a 86-80 overtime contest with Arlington in the boys state tournament. The Stars, down six with less than a minute to play in regulation, tied the game on a Ryan Jones basket as time expired.

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Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime

The Siegel boys fought to the very end, but came up on the short end of a 86-80 overtime contest with Arlington in the boys state tournament. The Stars, down six with less than a minute to play in regulation, tied the game on a Ryan Jones basket as time expired.

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Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win
Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win

The Blackman Blaze win their first state tournament game, defeating Memphis Hamilton 72-63. They outscored the Wildcats 10-to-2 in the final two minutes to win.

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Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime
Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime

The Siegel boys fought to the very end, but came up on the short end of a 86-80 overtime contest with Arlington in the boys state tournament. The Stars, down six with less than a minute to play in regulation, tied the game on a Ryan Jones basket as time expired.

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Jeremy Moore Returns to Coach La Vergne

Jeremy Moore has been selected the next head coach of the La Vergne boys basketball team. He'll replace Chris Chambers, who announced he's stepping down to pursue administration opportunities.

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Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game
Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game

The number one ranked Blackman Lady Blaze survived a war of attrition and withstood a slowdown game to defeat Houston 52-38. It's Blackman's first win in the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball State Championships in now their third time in the tournament.

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Chad Hibdon Postgame Interview After Win over Houston
Chad Hibdon Postgame Interview After Win over Houston

WGNS' Bryan Barrett caught up with Blackman girls coach Chad Hibdon after their 52-38 win over Houston.

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Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game
Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game

The number one ranked Blackman Lady Blaze survived a war of attrition and withstood a slowdown game to defeat Houston 52-38. It's Blackman's first win in the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball State Championships in now their third time in the tournament.

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Chambers Steps Down at La Vergne
Chambers Steps Down at La Vergne

Chris Chambers has stepped down as the head coach of the La Vergne boys basketball team. The announcement from the school's sports information director said the coach has stepped down to pursue other opportunities at La Vergne High School. 

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Chambers Steps Down at La Vergne
Chambers Steps Down at La Vergne

Chris Chambers has stepped down as the head coach of the La Vergne boys basketball team. The announcement from the school's sports information director said the coach has stepped down to pursue other opportunities at La Vergne High School. 

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Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals
Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals

Last year, Blackman was undefeated going in the region championship game. Siegel was playing the role of spoiler. They took the Blaze to overtime before Blackman finally wining 60-56. This year, after a regular season sweep of Blackman, Siegel was undefeated and looking for a tournament title. 

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Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals
Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals

Last year, Blackman was undefeated going in the region championship game. Siegel was playing the role of spoiler. They took the Blaze to overtime before Blackman finally wining 60-56. This year, after a regular season sweep of Blackman, Siegel was undefeated and looking for a tournament title. 

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Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight
Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight

For the seventh time in the school's 11-year history, the Siegel Stars are headed to the boys region championship game and sectional tournament. But it was a dog fight, as they outlasted Smyrna 55-42. 

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Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting
Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting

Blackman and La Vergne met six times on the basketball court this season. Tuesday's game meant the end of the season for one team. Blackman came out strong to ensure it wasn't them. 

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Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game
Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game

Blackman (29-1) take on the Oakland (26-5) in the Region 4-Triple-A girls championship game tonight (Wednesday). This will be the fourth meeting of the year between the two schools, with the Lady Blaze winning the previous matchups by double digits.

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Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight
Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight

For the seventh time in the school's 11-year history, the Siegel Stars are headed to the boys region championship game and sectional tournament. But it was a dog fight, as they outlasted Smyrna 55-42. 

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Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting
Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting

Blackman and La Vergne met six times on the basketball court this season. Tuesday's game meant the end of the season for one team. Blackman came out strong to ensure it wasn't them. 

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Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game
Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game

Blackman (29-1) take on the Oakland (26-5) in the Region 4-Triple-A girls championship game tonight (Wednesday). This will be the fourth meeting of the year between the two schools, with the Lady Blaze winning the previous matchups by double digits.

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Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005
Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005

The ninth-ranked Oakland girls are in the region championship game and sectionals for the first time in nine years. They eliminated Smyrna from the postseason 50-39 last (Monday) night.

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Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005
Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005

The ninth-ranked Oakland girls are in the region championship game and sectionals for the first time in nine years. They eliminated Smyrna from the postseason 50-39 last (Monday) night.

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Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion
Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion

Number one Blackman defeated two-time defending state champion Riverdale 82-66 to advance to the region championship game. Blackman went on a 10-to-1 run to start the third quarter, extending their two-point halftime lead to 15 by the end of the eight-minutes. 

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Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion
Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion

Number one Blackman defeated two-time defending state champion Riverdale 82-66 to advance to the region championship game. Blackman went on a 10-to-1 run to start the third quarter, extending their two-point halftime lead to 15 by the end of the eight-minutes. 

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D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals
D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals

The Region 4-Triple-A girls quarterfinals were dominated by Rutherford County last (Friday) night.  The Riverdale girls went to Columbia and left no doubt they have more basketball to play. They whipped the Lady Lions 65-47 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals
D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals

The Region 4-Triple-A girls quarterfinals were dominated by Rutherford County last (Friday) night.  The Riverdale girls went to Columbia and left no doubt they have more basketball to play. They whipped the Lady Lions 65-47 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Murfreesboro Youth Basketball League Week 6 scores Below
Murfreesboro Youth Basketball League Week 6 scores Below

Basketball scores for the City of Murfreesboro teams, week 6. Ages 7 through 15...

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Stewarts Creek Sweeps D7 Tournament Opening Night
Stewarts Creek Sweeps D7 Tournament Opening Night

The seventh-seeded Stewarts Creek boys didn't win a regular season district game. However, they won their first game of the district tournament, upsetting #6 Riverdale 77-66.

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Stewarts Creek Sweeps D7 Tournament Opening Night
Stewarts Creek Sweeps D7 Tournament Opening Night

The seventh-seeded Stewarts Creek boys didn't win a regular season district game. However, they won their first game of the district tournament, upsetting #6 Riverdale 77-66.

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District 7AAA Basketball Final 2014 Standings
District 7AAA Basketball Final 2014 Standings

District 7AAA girls and boys basketball finals standings

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Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)
Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)

The Oakland girls did something for the first time in 22 tries, nine years. The Lady Pats beat Riverdale 56-50 to claim second place in the upcoming district tournament and an automatic bye to the region. PHOTOS FROM THE GAMES & AREA SCORES.

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Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)
Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)

The Oakland girls did something for the first time in 22 tries, nine years. The Lady Pats beat Riverdale 56-50 to claim second place in the upcoming district tournament and an automatic bye to the region. PHOTOS FROM THE GAMES & AREA SCORES.

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Jamesha "MeMe" Jackson Commits to Tennessee

The Tennessee Lady Vols pick up another Murfreesboro girls basketball commitment. Blackman junior Jamasha "MeMe" Jackson announced over the weekend she had committed to play college basketball for Tennessee after a weekend visit.

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Jamesha "MeMe" Jackson Commits to Tennessee

The Tennessee Lady Vols pick up another Murfreesboro girls basketball commitment. Blackman junior Jamasha "MeMe" Jackson announced over the weekend she had committed to play college basketball for Tennessee after a weekend visit.

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7AAA Basketball Tournament Seeding Scenarios
7AAA Basketball Tournament Seeding Scenarios

WGNS has broken down what we know, with one game left, about the District 7AAA Tournament seeding.

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Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll
Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll

The Blackman girls remain the state's number one girls basketball team in the state in Class Triple-A. The Associated Press poll follows the Lady Blaze with Science Hill and Mt. Juliet. 

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Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll
Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll

The Blackman girls remain the state's number one girls basketball team in the state in Class Triple-A. The Associated Press poll follows the Lady Blaze with Science Hill and Mt. Juliet. 

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Murfreesboro Basketball
Murfreesboro Basketball "City" League Week 3 Scores:

The division standings for the City of Murfreesboro basketball league and week 3 scores are posted here...

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule
RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule

The second day of the county middle school tournament at Blackman Middle saw three dominating performances and and a one-point thriller between the four and five seed. Check out the scores and the schedule for the rest of the week, plus download an updated tournament bracket at wgnsradio.com in our sports section.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule
RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule

The second day of the county middle school tournament at Blackman Middle saw three dominating performances and and a one-point thriller between the four and five seed. Check out the scores and the schedule for the rest of the week, plus download an updated tournament bracket at wgnsradio.com in our sports section.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament Saturday Recap/Schedule

The Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Tournament saw six games at Blackman Middle School. Check out the scores and leading scorers for each team. Plus, an updated schedule for Monday and Tuesday.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament Saturday Recap/Schedule

The Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Tournament saw six games at Blackman Middle School. Check out the scores and leading scorers for each team. Plus, an updated schedule for Monday and Tuesday.

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Nomination for All County Middle School Basketball Team Underway

Nominations are currently underway for the WGNS Primetime Sports, DirecTV by EnterSource, Winners Trophies All County Middle School Basketball Teams. Players from all 11 Rutherford County middle schools playing in the RCMSAA along with Eagleville and MTCS will have representatives on the girls and boys teams. 

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Nomination for All County Middle School Basketball Team Underway

Nominations are currently underway for the WGNS Primetime Sports, DirecTV by EnterSource, Winners Trophies All County Middle School Basketball Teams. Players from all 11 Rutherford County middle schools playing in the RCMSAA along with Eagleville and MTCS will have representatives on the girls and boys teams. 

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RCMSAA Jr. Varsity Tournament Results - All Tournament Team

The Rutherford County Middle School Athletic Association recently held their junior varsity basketball tournament at Oakland Middle. The Oakland girls defeated Rockvale 21-16 in the finals. The Oakland boys won the championship as well, defeating Whitworth-Buchanan 32-29.

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Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.
Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament begins Saturday at Blackman Middle School. We now have the final tournament brackets for you to download.

Hear the championship games, delay aired on WGNS Saturday, February 1st around 6:30pm.

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Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.
Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament begins Saturday at Blackman Middle School. We now have the final tournament brackets for you to download.

Hear the championship games, delay aired on WGNS Saturday, February 1st around 6:30pm.

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Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.
Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament begins Saturday at Blackman Middle School. We now have the final tournament brackets for you to download.

Hear the championship games, delay aired on WGNS Saturday, February 1st around 6:30pm.

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Podcast: January 18th, 2014: State Farm Prep Basketball: Oakland at Riverdale (Girls)
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Podcast: January 18th, 2014: State Farm Prep Basketball: Oakland at Riverdale (Boys)
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AP Poll: New Girls #1, Five Area Teams in Top 10

The latest AP statewide basketball poll is out and for the first time in school history, the Blackman girls are on top. The Lady Blaze leapfrog Science Hill after defeating Riverdale 47-46 last week. 

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State Basketball Tournament Times Won't Change from Last Year

The TSSAA Board of Control met Thursday. Of the items discussed, one of particular interest to basketball teams that make it to the state tournament here in Murfreesboro. 

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Prep Basketball Schedules for 1-6 to 1-11
Here is the schedule of high school basketball games for the week. WGNS will broadcast Smyrna at Blackman "LIVE" on WGNSRadio.com and immediately after the MTSU men at TSU, tape delayed, on FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450 and again on the stream. Friday night, it's Riverdale at Blackman. Saturday, we will talk to boys basketball coaches on the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner from Farmer's Family Restaurant. 
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Podcast: MTSU Blue Raiders vs. Maine (Men)
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Youth Basketball in the City of Murfreesboro About to Get NUTS as the Kids Hit the Hardwood
Youth Basketball in the City of Murfreesboro About to Get NUTS as the Kids Hit the Hardwood
The teams now take to the hardwood for two weeks of work before the Christmas break. 
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Podcast: MTSU Lady Raiders vs. Mississippi State (Women's Basketball)
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Podcast: MTSU Lady Raiders vs. Kentucky (Women's Basketball)
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Thursday Prep Roundup
In games heard on WGNS, Oakland fell at home, in girls and boys basketball, to Mt. Juliet. Emily Eubank had 11 for the Lady Patriots in their 42-30 loss. Free throws with just seconds left lifted Mt. Juliet to a 55-53 win over the Oakland boys. Ryan Givins had 12-points.
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Podcast: MTSU Blue Raiders vs. Southern University (Men's Basketball)
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Sign Up for Youth Basketball in Murfreesboro Now
October is the month to sign up for the upcoming Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department Youth Basketball League season. Sponsored by the MPRD, the youth program is open to boys and girls from 5 years old to 15 years old.
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Have You Ever Seen Burned Tennis or Basketball Courts? The Fire Department Want's YOUR Help in Solving This Case!
Have You Ever Seen Burned Tennis or Basketball Courts? The Fire Department Want's YOUR Help in Solving This Case!
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with a fire investigation concerning the October 12th early morning fire at the basketball court near the clubhouse in Berkshire subdivision.
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Big Blue Unveils Men's Basketball Schedule
Big Blue Unveils Men's Basketball Schedule
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider basketball team will have an exciting schedule this year. Coming off an NCAA year, the Big Blue's schedule will have six teams who made the tournament last year.
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Riverdale Basketball Honored By Rutherford County Commission
Local athletics were celebrated at the May 16th meeting of the Rutherford County Commission, as county commissioner and WGNS’ own Jeff Jordan issued a resolution of recognition for the 2012/2013 Riverdale Lady Warriors Basketball team, who were ranked as national champions by ESPN and MaxPreps...
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Celebrating Riverdale's State & National Basketball Championships
You are invited to celebrate the Riverdale Lady Warrior's state and national championship in basketball next week. A celebration will be held inside Johnny Parsley Memorial Gymnasium at Riverdale Thursday, May 9th, beginning at 6pm.
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Celebrate Riverdale's State & National Basketball Championships
You are invited to celebrate the Riverdale Lady Warrior's state and national championship in basketball next week. A celebration will be held inside Johnny Parsley Memorial Gymnasium at Riverdale Thursday, May 9th, beginning at 6pm. 
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MTSU in NCAA Men's Tournament
MTSU in NCAA Men's Tournament
Your MTSU Blue Raiders are in the Big Dance for the first time in 24-years. MT will play St. Mary's tomorrow (Tuesday) in Dayton, Ohio. Game time is 8:10pm CDT.
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Lady Raiders to Play Louisville in 2013 Women's NCAA Tournament
Lady Raiders to Play Louisville in 2013 Women's NCAA Tournament
For a school record fifth consecutive year, Middle Tennessee learned its destination for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament on Monday inside a packed Jeff Hendrix Stadium Club. The Blue Raiders will be the 12 seed in the Oklahoma City Regional and take on No. 5 Louisville at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville, Ky. on Sunday with a scheduled 1:30 p.m. Central tipoff.
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Podcast: Siegel vs. Dyer County (Boys State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: Blackman vs. Brentwood (Boys State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: Siegel vs. Maryville (Boys State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: MTSU Lady Raiders vs. FIU (Sun Belt Championships Basketball)
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Podcast: MTSU Lady Raiders vs. ULM Sun Belt Championships Basketball
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Podcast: Riverdale vs. Science Hill (Girls State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs. Memphis Central (Girls State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs. Brentwood (Girls Basketball)
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Podcast: Siegel vs Bradley Central (Boys Basketball)
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MTSU Men Basketball vs Western Kentucky
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Podcast: MTSU Men vs South Alabama
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Podcast: Oakland vs La Vergne 7-AAA Consolation Game
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Podcast: Blackman vs Siegel District 7-AAA Boys Basketball Tournament
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Podcast: MTSU at UALR (Women's Basketball)
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Podcast: MTSU at UALR (Men's Basketball)
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Podcast: Girls D-7AAA Basketball Tournament (Riverdale vs Smyrna)
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Podcast: Girls D-7AAA Basketball Tournament (Blackman vs Oakland)
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Podcast: Boys D-7AAA Basketball Tournament (Lavergne vs Siegel)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs Oakland Boys Basketball
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Podcast: Smyrna vs La Vergne Boys Basketball
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Podcast: MTSU vs Troy (Women's Basketball)
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Rock Springs Girls / Oakland Boys Mid-State Champions
Rutherford County is the home to two new state champions. The Rock Springs Middle girls and the Oakland Middle boys won the Mid-State Basketball Championships in Clarksville Saturday. 
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Podcast: Blackman at Riverdale State Farm Girls Prep Basketball
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Podcast: Blackman at Riverdale State Farm Boys Prep Basketball
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Middle School Teams in Sectional Final Four
The T-M-S-Double-A Sectional Tournament continues in Clarksville with plenty of local flavor. This (Thursday) afternoon, the Christiana girls will play Mount Juliet at 4 in the final four.
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